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2013 House Bill 4715: Ban felons having ammo

Public Act 4 of 2014

Introduced by Rep. Kurt Heise (R) on May 14, 2013 To extend current prohibitions on certain convicted felons having a gun, so that their possession of ammunition is also banned.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on May 14, 2013
Reported in the House on October 31, 2013 With the recommendation that the substitute (H-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the House on November 7, 2013
The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on November 7, 2013
Amendment offered by Rep. Aric Nesbitt (R) on November 7, 2013 To add a definition of "ammunition" to the proposed new law.
The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on November 7, 2013
Passed 91 to 19 in the House on November 12, 2013 To expand current prohibitions on convicted felons having a gun for three to five years after all their fines are paid and sentences served, so that their possession of ammunition is also banned. The gun ban applies to individuals convicted of a crime punishable by four years or more.
Received in the Senate on November 13, 2013
Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on November 13, 2013
Reported in the Senate on January 16, 2014 With the recommendation that the substitute (S­1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Substitute offered in the Senate on January 22, 2014
The substitute passed by voice vote in the Senate on January 22, 2014
Passed 38 to 0 in the Senate on January 23, 2014 (same description)
To expand current prohibitions on convicted felons having a gun for three to five years after all their fines are paid and sentences served, so that their possession of ammunition is also banned. The gun ban applies to individuals convicted of a crime punishable by four years or more.
Received in the House on January 23, 2014
Passed 86 to 22 in the House on January 28, 2014 To concur with the Senate-passed version of the bill.
Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 11, 2014

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